The #1 cause of fires is carelessness with smoking and with matches
Other causes include misuse of electricity (overloaded circuits, frayed electrical wires, improperly grounded plugs), defects in heating systems, spontaneous ignition, improper rubbish disposal, and arson.
A fire needs 3 things to survive.
Oxygen: present in the air
Fuel: any material that will burn.
Heat: sparks, matches, flames.
3 basic facts healthcare providers need to know.